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Comedy Central
Nov 7, 2012 11:30pm PST
a presidential historian. i'll ask her why obama isn't history yet. please welcome doris kearns goodwin! ( cheers and applause ) doris, good to see you again. thanks for coming back. always a pleasure to have you on. >> thank you, sir. >> stephen: now this is a big high time for you presidential historians, right? >> big time, big, big time. >> stephen: now you know which sort of presidential lego to snap into the next four years of of the-- of the big sort of picture you're making of american history. now you're perhaps most famous for writing the book that obama said he would bring into the oval office if he could only bring the bible and one other book. it's "team of rivals." >> got it. >> stephen: about lincoln and his, you know, conflicted cabinet. it's out right now in paperback because it is one of the books that the movie "plirchgon" by spielberg is based on. you got the daniel day lewis on the cover. >> he's sexy, don't you think? >> stephen: you mean, lincoln or daniel day lewis? was lincoln sexy? >> i think so. and i've been saying it for years, but everybody thought i was crazy. but n
Nov 8, 2012 3:00am EST
questions in context, we turn to doris kearns goodwin, the presidential biographer. >> and when you hear him give that speech last night he's thinking in terms of a story. he's connected to those people. he's telling the public there "your work is not done, i need you to push me from the outside in." that's what he needs to get hiss programs through. >> rose: bill daley and doris kearns goodwin when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: president obama has been reelected as president of the united states. the last few ballots are still being counted, but winning ohio gave the president enough electoral college votes for victory. governor romney, the former governor of massachusetts, conceded just after 1:00 a.m. >> and i ran for office because i'm concerned about america. this election is over but our principles endure. that i believe the principles upon which this nation was founded are the only sure guide to a resurgent economy and to renewed greatness. like so many of you, paul and i have left everyth
Nov 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
from the most important movie out there right now "lincoln." doris kearns goodwin joins us. >>> let me finish with how lincoln outlawed slavery for good and how he did it using politics. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> how's this for irony? mitt romney has finally captured 47% of america. remember this video that sunk the romney campaign? >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. 47% who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them. >> well, the cook report points out romney shared a popular vote of this country has fallen to, you guessed it, 47.4%. as expected to fall further, and settle at the 47 mark, exactly. we'll be right back. [ woman ] . progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am when i take a picture of this check, i
Nov 28, 2012 2:00pm PST
. >>> what did negotiators learn from abraham lincoln and his rivals? historian doris kearns goodwin comes here with a history lesson. she's going to tell us personally about it. having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about that. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call
Nov 24, 2012 4:00am PST
of the season, the new film about abraham lincoln, and coming up, a unique take from doris kearns goodwin who wrote the book. imagine if this were your neighbor. one holiday display is drawing a lot of attention. that is in our one-minute playback. wow. good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." let's get to what's happening right now out there. we have some new numbers today. as retailers begin to calculate black friday sales and whether it paid off to open on thanksgiving. all that, plus today is small business saturday, and cyber monday, of course, happens in just two days. nbc's michelle franzen is in n manhattan. >> alex, we've gotten through the first wave, the black friday, include being the early start that began on thanksgiving evening. so how did everything turn out? well, retailers say so far, so good. they saw a wave of people coming through, a rush of shoppers going through those doors on that thanksgiving night. that took away a little bit from the crowds on that friday morning. but they were still out in force. national retail federation actually says 5 milli
Nov 25, 2012 8:30am PST
politics." historian doris kearns goodwin's "team of rivals" is the basis for the new "lincoln" movie. former "newsweek" editor evan thomas is the author of "ike's bluff." and jon meacham's new book is "thomas jefferson: the art of power." for fun, we'll explore the darker side of fiction with gillian flynn, author of the big bestseller, "gone girl." mystery writer david baldacci, whose new one is forgotten. david baldacci, author of "the expats," and then there is alex stone, whose "fooling houdini" tells how he chose magic over physics, and, yes, he fooled us and he'll fool you, too. how did you do that? we were all about books this morning, just like another washington shopper this weekend. >> we're going to get those. >> okay. >> schieffer: because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. well, just hours after helping negotiate the cease-fire between the israelis and hamas, egyptian president mohamed morsi declared more power for himself and said he was immune to
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
"lincoln." doris kearns goodwin joins us. >>> let me finish with how lincoln outlawed slavery for good and how he did it using politics. this is "hardball," the place for politics. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's progressive. call or click today. [ grunting ] >>> how's this for irony? mitt romney has finally captured 47% of america. remember this video that sunk the romney campaign? >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. 47% who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them. >> well, the cook report points out romney shared a popular vote of this country has fallen to, you guessed it, 47.4%. as expected to fall further, and settle at the 47 mark, exactly. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to "hardball." following an election in which republicans overwhelmingly los
Nov 13, 2012 10:00am EST
wrote in the paper last week, about his difference with people like doris kearns goodwin, to kind of chart his long path. one thing they said consistently to him privately is what doris kearns goodwin said on meet the press. one of the things they told the president he has to do a better job creating a day-to-day link with the nation. having the nation really understand what he's trying to do and being much more persuasive. >> you talk about they have told him to stop looking back. are the particular sort of skills and mindsets that he has that could help him avoid that? >> i think what the president has on his side, he's had one of the great learning curves in american political history. think about when he came to washington in january 2009. he didn't have a ton of washington experience, managerial experience, national security experience. he has all of those things now. he's acquired all of that knowledge the hard way. i think it's very interesting even the administration's language in the past two days has been lessons learned. things that we would like to do differently this tim
Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
expert doris kearns goodwin and she'll join us in the next half hour. >> now, there's lotto fever all over the country. jay joins us from dallas with the details. >> you can see there are people flocking in here. they have been in waves all day. it has been very business here at police called fuel city, iconic here in dallas, great tacos here, you can buy gas obviously by the name but the big ticket has been the big ticket for the powerball. right now tickets selling at about $130,000 tickets per minute nationwide. over 1 billion have been sold. the states get $1 out of every two tickets sold and most use for programs for education the federal government will tax the winnings at about a quarter. so they'll make a lot of money out of this. unfortunately in the interest of full disclosure, larry, i think think the winning tickets have about been bought here in dallas. right now i hate to tell you, i think i've got them. >> fess up, jay, how many did you buy? full disclosure? transparency. >> only five. but i may be here a little longer. >> if you win, you're not going to retire, are you
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
16th president to live. doris kearns goodwin's biography of lincoln inspired the film. we'll talk with the pulitzer prize-winning author when "cbs this morning" continues. hello! the big screen. ,,,,,, (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> things which are equ >>> things which are equal to the same things are equal to each other. that's a rule of mathematical reasonings, true because it works. has done and always will do. >> daniel day lewis plays the title role in the new movie "lincoln" and he is knockout, based on the best-selling book "team of rivals" by the one and only doris kearns goodwin. >> this is the first book selected for "cbs this morning" reads, the publisher has just rereleased it and the author is with us now. good morning. >> good morning. i'm glad to be here. >> this is so great to have this book re-released, the time of the
Comedy Central
Nov 15, 2012 10:30am PST
: did spielberg have something on you? did he blackmail you? >> well, doris kearns goodwin who's been on the show. >> stephen: friend of the show. >> she was a very persuasive and lovely person and great writer and she talked me into it and i loved working with steven on "munich" so i figured it was a good thing to try. >> stephen: when doris was on she said something i hadn't heard before. she said -- she looked at "lincoln" and she said "isn't he sexy?" she said she's been saying for years lincoln is sexy and people think she's crazy. you must have -- you must have got to know something about the man as you were researching him. >> sure. >> stephen: is he sexy? >> yeah, absolutely. he had huge feet. (cheers and applause) >> well, he was a kentucky rail splitter. (laughter) >> yeah, i felt that he was -- i felt that he was very physically attractive man and -- (laughter) and clearly an enormously charming person. >> stephen: and daniel day-lewis' portrayal. i saw the show this weekend because i'm superspecial and -- (laughter) -- it's an incredible movie. first of all, it's essential
Comedy Central
Nov 19, 2012 11:30pm PST
, you've good doris kearns goodwin lincoln, o'riley wrote about killing lincoln. why is washington your lincoln? (laughter) >> well, lincoln's very, very important and well worth studying but the country rest on washington's shoulders. the nature of our institutions, the core of our governing culture. literally the winning of the revolutionary war. and this is guy who people trusted so deeply that you literally could argue they built america around his character and his reputation. >> why didn't he go for king? he could have been, right? he could have been king if he wanted to. >> that was the whole point. when his officers came to him after they won the war and said this is our chance, why don't we march on congress? washington came to see them in a school room and he took out his glasses and put them on to remind them he'd grown old in the service of his country and he read them a brief letter that said "we did not rebel against george iii for me to become george i. and if i were to do that i would betray every single thing we fought for. and i think books like this help create an env
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
doris kearns goodwin, nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, and the "washington post's" bob woodward. >> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >> and good sunday morning. the newly re-elected president's message on friday, get back to work. but the focus of that work and on that work is now overshadowed by friday afternoon's resignation of cia director david petraeus, which sent as you know shock waves through washington. new details emerging now this weekend about the fbi investigation that led to the discovery of what officials believe was an extramarital affair between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell. and of course so many questions about where this goes from here. joining me now for the latest on this developing story, the "washington post's" bob woodward and our own chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell who broke the story as i mentioned on friday. so andrea, here we are on sunday morning, new details. we know there was someo
Nov 12, 2012 2:05am EST
that's unfolding around this roundtable. joaquin castro from texas, doris kearns goodwin, historian, of course. more from bob woodward and our own chuck todd as we continue here on "meet the press." -10 years of service. -5 years of service. -6 years. -8 years. 31 years of service. 26 years. i served for 20 years. -5 years. -3 years. ♪ -i was ready to serve. -just gotten married. ♪ i was right out of school. my family's all military. ♪ you don't know what to expect. then suddenly you're there in another world. -i did my job. -you do your best. i remember the faces. -how everything mattered. -so much more. my buddies. ♪ -my country. -everything. -and everyone i loved. -back home. [ male announcer ] for all who've served and all who serve, we can never thank them enough. -i was eager to serve. -i was ready to serve. i was proud to serve. ♪ >>> coming up, the dow closed friday down 300 points for the week, finishing one of the worst weeks in the stock market, due, in part, about the concerns over the fiscal cliff. we will check in, in addition to the group, jim crime other the ec
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 74 (some duplicates have been removed)